Family and Children's Association (FCA)

Wheatus Raffle

Raffle: Autographed Wheatus Album, THRIVE Benefit

Here is your chance to own an autographed copy of The Valentine LP by Wheatus. Raffle tickets cost $1 each and proceeds will benefit THRIVE Recovery Center, the location of Wheatus’ Benefit Concert on June 29th, 2018. Launched in response to our community need for a safe, substance-free place, THRIVE is the first and only […]
Scholarship

FCA Holds Annual Scholarship Fund Reception for College-Bound Young People on Long Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 – On June 20, 2018, Mineola-based nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) presented its 33rd annual Mission Moment Scholarship Fund breakfast at the NYIT deServersky Mansion in Glen Head, New York.  For more than three decades, the scholarship fund has aimed to guide young people […]

Family & Children’s Association’s Stance on State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s Comments on Marijauna

Official statement from Family & Children’s Association’s President/CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, regarding State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s comments on marijuana and his department’s soon-to-be-release report: “While a new approach to marijuana policy is overdue, especially as it relates to arrests, prosecution and jail sentences that disproportionately impact minorities, it’s easy to wonder how legalization will impact underage use, impaired […]

Family & Children’s Association’s Stance on Administration’s Family Separation Policy

Official statement from Family & Children’s Association’s President/CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, regarding Administration’s Family Separation Policy: “Family & Children’s Association (FCA) firmly opposes the current administration’s immigration practice to separate children from their parents upon crossing the US-Mexican border. As a health and human service organization protecting and strengthening Long Island’s most vulnerable families since […]
Namaste

Namaste Family Day

On a sunny Saturday in Melville, families gathered on the grounds of the Presbyterian Church at Sweet Hollow for an energizing day of health and wellness. Hosted by a group of young professionals who make up Family & Children’s Association’s (FCA) Leadership Council, Namaste Family Day brought meditation, yoga, arts and crafts and much more […]
Goldman

Volunteer Day: Goldman Sachs at Walkabout!

On June 8th, 10 employees from Goldman Sachs spent the day at FCA’s Walkabout residence for runaway/homeless young adults. The Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks (CTW) volunteers were welcomed by FCA’s President/CEO Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Walkabout staff and Arakel Torosian who is a Goldman Sachs employee as well as a member of FCA’s Leadership Council. The Goldman Sachs CTW […]
Mazars

Volunteer Day: Mazars, LLP at Walkabout!

On May 30th, 15 employees from Mazars USA LLP spent a day at FCA’s Walkabout residence to help clean out the attic and plant flowers around the home. Volunteer days provide companies the opportunity to truly immerse themselves with the work FCA does to protect and strengthen Long Island’s most vulnerable children, seniors, families and […]
Dan LeDonne

Dan LeDonne: Nassau County Senior of the Year FCA Volunteer Wins Award at NYS Office for the Aging Annual Conference

On May 19th, 2018 Dan LeDonne was presented with the Nassau County Senior Citizen of the Year Award at the NYS Office for the Aging Annual Conference. Dan is a volunteer of FCA’s HIICAP program where he provides information to seniors about Medicare and healthcare options to achieve a higher quality of life. Dan was […]
Open Access

Long Island Nonprofits Partner to Open 24/7 Access Centers for Individuals in Need of Addiction Services Family & Children’s Association and Family Service League Awarded NYS Grant for Open Access Centers in Nassau and Suffolk County.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Mineola, New York, June 1, 2018 – Long Islanders struggling with addiction will now have two 24/7 Open Access Centers available to them in Nassau and Suffolk County as part of a $4 million grant provided by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Family & Children’s Association (FCA), with the […]
Wine

Wine Education and Networking to Support a Great Cause  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 1, 2018 – On Friday, May 11, 2018, Family & Children’s Association (FCA) held an educational wine tasting workshop at Total Wine & More in Westbury, New York. The lively fundraiser – Unwind, Tasting for a Cause – gave FCA’s friends, families and donors the opportunity to […]

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